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back to article REVEALED: Fusion-io shopped itself to 11 firms... 10 declined

Fusion-io shopped itself to 11 companies and only got one offer. A Schedule 14D-9 SEC filing about the $1.1bn SanDisk acquisition of Fusion-io reveals that: SanDisk and Fusion-io first discussed a possible commercial arrangement in Summer 2013. Fusion-io talked to other potential partners as well. SanDisk expressed acquisition …

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Anonymous Coward

One other company, Party F, said it was potentially interested in buying Fusion-io but “given internal corporate changes, the company is not in position to continue discussions regarding a potential transaction but would be in position to begin so in early March 2014, at the earliest.”

*cough* Dell *cough*

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Cough Dell Cough

Agreed. Besides it couldn't have been HP. (as it's storage), you can solve the problem with Autonomy!!

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Oracle

I'd be surprised if Oracle wasn't approached. They currently OEM the LSI Nytro Warpdrive cards into their Exadata database appliance thing, which tells you a lot about the state of flash storage within the Oracle/Sun hardware division.

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